9780071766852

National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) 2012 Handbook

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071766852

  • ISBN10:

    0071766855

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/2/2011
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

An unmatched, expert guide to achieving full compliance with the 2012 NESC Designed to be used with the code itself, National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) 2012 Handbookhelps to clarify the sometimes confusing text. Progressing rule by rule, the book instructs you how to install, operate, and maintain electrical supply stations and equipment safely, as well as overhead and underground electric supply and communications lines. This hands-on guide offers complete and thorough guidance through every line of the NESC 2012 with practical examples and concise language regarding complicated and controversial issues. New to this Edition: Completely updated to reflect changes in the 2012 Code New figures and photos Includes current OSHA standards Comprehensive coverage: Definitions ; Grounding; Rules for Installation and Maintenance of Electric Supply Stations and Equipment: Fences; Safety Signs; Storage; Working Space; Batteries; Transformers and Regulators; Conductors; Circuit Breakers, Reclosers, Switches, and Fuses; Surge Arresters ; Rules for Installation and Maintenance of Overhead Electric Supply and Communication Lines: Inspections; Clearances; Joint Use; Grades of Construction; Loadings; Strength Requirements; Line Insulation; Rules for Installation and Maintenance of Underground Electric Supply and Communication Lines: Underground Conduit Systems; Supply Cable; Cable in Underground Structures; Direct-Buried Cable; Risers; Terminations; Rules for Operation of Electric Supply and Communication Lines and Equipment: Employer Rules; Employee Rules; Communication Worker Rules; Supply Worker Rules; OSHA Requirements

Table of Contents

General Sections
Section 01. Introduction to the National Electrical Safety Code
Section 02. Definitions of Special Terms
Section 03. References
Section 09. Grounding Methods for Electric Supply and Communications Facilities

Part 1. Rules for the Installation and Maintnenance of Electric Supply Stations and Equipment
Section 10. Purpose and Scope of Rules
Section 11. Protective Arrangements in Electric Supply Stations
Section 12. Installation and Maintenance of Equipment
Section 13. Rotating Equipment
Section 14. Storage Batteries
Section 15. Transformers and Regulators
Section 16. Conductors
Section 17. Circuit Breakers, Reclosers, Switches, and Fuses
Section 18. Switchgear and Metal-Enclosed Bus
Section 19. Surge Arresters

Part 2. Safety Rules for the Installation and Maintenance of Overhead Electric Supply and Communication Lines
Section 20. Purpose, Scope, and Application of Rules
Section 21. General Requirements
Section 22. Relations Between Various Classes of Lines and Equipment
Section 23. Clearances
Section 24. Grades of Construction
Section 25. Loadings for Grades B and C
Section 26. Strength Requirements
Section 27. Line Insulation
Section 28. Section Number 28 Not Used in This Edition
Section 29. Section Number 29 Not Used in This Edition

Part 3. Safety Rules for the Installation and Maintenance of Underground Electric Supply and Communication Lines
Section 30. Purpose, Scope, and Application of Rules
Section 31. General Requirements Applying to Underground Lines
Section 32. Underground Circuit Systems
Section 33. Supply Cable
Section 34. Cable in Underground Structures
Section 35. Direct-Buried Cable and Cable in Duct Not Part of a Conduit System
Section 36. Risers
Section 37. Supply Cable Terminations
Section 38. Equipment
Section 39. Installation in Tunnels

Part 4. Work Rules for the Operation of Electric Supply and Communications Lines and Equipment
Section 40. Purpose and Scope
Section 41. Supply and Communication Systems--Rules for Employers
Section 42. General Rules for Employees
Section 43. Additional Rules for Communications Employees
Section 44. Additional Rules for Supply Employees

Appendix A. Photographs of NESC Applications
Appendix B. OSHA Standards Related to the NESC Work Rules

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